Company Name: Compass Group Holdings PLC

Location: DURHAM, NC, US - 27704

Job Duration: 2021-09-15 to 2021-10-15


Growth. Opportunity. Excellence.

Canteen sets the national standard for excellence in automated retail, and EVERY segment of our business is thriving.  We employ the best team in the industry and their dedication, collaboration and passion fuels our growth.  YOU bring the enthusiasm, customer service and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation.  TOGETHER we’ll continue to transform the micro-market, dining, coffee and vending industry.

Come grow with us. We are Canteen.

Job Summary:


Working as the Senior Purchasing Specialist / Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for executing, achieving and maintaining quality and efficiency standards of the location based purchasing processes and expectations through effective management, while supporting organizational priorities and contributing to the strength of the company’s financial position. Based at our Raleigh-Durham Branch Office, this role will manage purchasing, receiving, and inventory controls for Vending, Market, and Office Coffee services. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Communicates with key team and management associates relative to purchases consistent with needs and specifications
  • Ensures weekly inventory is correct and there are no errors before submission
  • Negotiates pricing and purchase goods and ensure delivery in a timely manner
  • Reviews shipments to ensure products received are consistent orders
  • Compiles monthly reports
  • Works with Excel and Visual Basic to manage inventory


 Preferred Qualifications:


  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years related experience in field
  • Must have full knowledge of purchasing procedures, food, beverage and printing products
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and ordering systems
  • Good knowledge of food and inventory trends with a focus on operations
  • P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • Possess accurate data-entry skills, computer skills, and be detailed oriented with great organizational skills
  • Knowledge of school nutrition / food industry and/or purchasing strongly preferred
  • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • Serv Safe certified highly desirable


Apply to Canteen today!

Canteen is a member of Compass Group USA

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 Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Associates a Canteen are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 886813